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Tuesday September 1, 2020 -  Wednesday September 30, 2020 Go To Top
ent_projector.png 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM STEAM Projects To Go : Handheld Projector Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle Skaar   5087584171   mskaar@sailsinc.org
   

STEAM Projects To Go are created for busy teens who still want to engage with library programming and their community. Each month there will be a new STEAM project and theme. This month's project will explore light science. The project is to create a handheld projector. Further, it will inspire teens to take it one step further with a list of extension projects.

Each Steam Project To Go will include: supplies needed for project (except for a flashlight), instructions, information about the theme, a library book related to the theme, and ideas for more projects.

If registration is full, please register anyway to be placed on the waiting list. If there are extra supplies, I will create extra kits for those on the waiting list. If you have any questions please contact Michelle Skaar at mskaar@sailsinc.org or by calling the library.

        There are 2 spaces available.
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objects_paintbrush.png 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Story Walk and Art Kit Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Enjoy our NEW Story Walk with the book "The Dot" by Peter Sis.  Register online for a FREE art kit to make your own "dot".  Kits will be available for pick up the week after Labor Day.  Library will contact you to schedule an appointment to pick up your kit.  Kits are for children ages 4 and up.

This program is funded by the Richard & Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.

        There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday September 10, 2020 -  Thursday September 24, 2020 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin_cute.png 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Curbside Crafts: Paperbag Scarecrow Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   
Paperbag Scarecrow
 
*Starts on September 10th - while supplies last
*Online registration & Schedule for pick-up are  required
*We prepare a simple craft in a bag for you to enjoy at home!
*Suggested Age : 3+
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Saturday September 19, 2020 Go To Top
anim_alien.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Pokemon Virtual Program Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   5087584171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Pokemon Virtual Program

Fun, interactive Zoom programs including deck building, basic game play workshops and Pokemon SCIENCE that teaches the origins of your favorite Pokemon and their parallels to the living things in our real world.  Hosted by Mastermind Adventures
 
This program is funded by the Richard & Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.
 
Registration required.
https://www.mastermindadventures.com/    
        There are 15 spaces available.
Wednesday September 23, 2020 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Virtual Story Time with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Chris on Wednesday mornings for a live story time on ZOOM.  Will include songs, stories and fingerplays.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Online registration required.

        There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday September 30, 2020 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Virtual Story Time with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Chris on Wednesday mornings for a live story time on ZOOM.  Will include songs, stories and fingerplays.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Online registration required.

        There are 11 spaces available.
Thursday October 1, 2020 -  Thursday October 15, 2020 Go To Top
anim_turtle.png 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Curbside Craft: Yarn Turtle Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   
*Online registration begins October 1st -- we'll contact you to Schedule a pick-up time
*We prepare a simple craft in a bag for you to enjoy at home!
*Suggested Age : 5+
Thursday October 1, 2020 -  Saturday October 31, 2020 Go To Top
flags_usa.png 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Story Walk: Vote for Me! Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

In anticipation of the upcoming election, enjoy our October Story Walk with the book, "Vote for Me" by Ben Clanton, a humorous look at the electoral process.

 
nat_shooting_stars.png 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM STEAM Projects To Go: Candy Constellations Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle Skaar   5087584171   mskaar@sailsinc.org
   

This is the third month for the successful STEAM Projects To Go! STEAM Projects To Go are created for busy teens, grades 6 to 12, who still want to engage with library programming and their community. This month's project will explore astronomy and teens will be recreating popular constellations with candy. Further, it will inspire teens to take it one-step further with a list of extension projects.

Each Steam Project To Go includes: supplies needed for the project, instructions, information about the theme, a library book related to the theme, and ideas for more projects.  You can register at any time between now and the end of October. Once you have registered, you will be contacted to arrange pick up (library card required). If there is no spots left, please register for the waiting list.

Please contact Michelle Skaar at mskaar@sailsinc.org or call the library for more information. All programs are free and open to the public.

 

 

        There are 12 spaces available.
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Wednesday October 7, 2020 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Virtual Story Time with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Chris on Wednesday mornings for a live story time on ZOOM.  Will include songs, stories and fingerplays.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Online registration required.

        There are 11 spaces available.
Thursday October 8, 2020 Go To Top
trans_airplane.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Mad Science: Fantastic Fliers Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

The Wright Brothers would be proud as you follow in their footsteps and learn the fundamental principles of flight.  Understand the forces of flight, and build a variety of different paper fliers from gyrocopters to paper footballs! 

This is an interactive program.  You will need several sheets of paper, scissors, tape, paper clips and a ruler to participate.  If you do not have theses items at home, please contact the library so that we can help you.  

Registration required.

Once you register you will receive the code for the ZOOM meeting.

This program is funded by the Richard & Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.

https://southernmass.madscience.org/    
        There are 24 spaces available.
Wednesday October 14, 2020 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Virtual Story Time with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Chris on Wednesday mornings for a live story time on ZOOM.  Will include songs, stories and fingerplays.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Online registration required.

        There are 11 spaces available.
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Wednesday October 21, 2020 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Virtual Story Time with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Chris on Wednesday mornings for a live story time on ZOOM.  Will include songs, stories and fingerplays.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Online registration required.

        There are 11 spaces available.
Saturday October 24, 2020 Go To Top
anim_chicken.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Animal Crossing EDU Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join us in our virtual animal crossing program on Zoom for a variety of fun and educational activities! Learn about bugs, fish, fossils, stars and friendship using activities and challenges inspired by Animal Crossing New Horizons.  Hosted by Mastermind Adventures.

This program is funded by the Richard & Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.

Registration required.

https://www.mastermindadventures.com/    
        There are 21 spaces available.
Wednesday October 28, 2020 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Virtual Story Time with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Chris on Wednesday mornings for a live story time on ZOOM.  Will include songs, stories and fingerplays.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Online registration required.

        There are 11 spaces available.
Saturday October 31, 2020 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin_cute.png 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Craft and Treat Bags Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Like everything else this year, the holidays are going to be different but we wanted to make up a little "trick or treat" for the kid's to take home.  Register online during October and then stop by on Saturday morning, October 31 to pick up your bag.  If you wear a costume and get your picture taken for our Facebook page , you can enter our raffle for a special prize. 

Wednesday November 4, 2020 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Virtual Story Time with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Chris on Wednesday mornings for a live story time on ZOOM.  Will include songs, stories and fingerplays.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Online registration required.

        There are 12 spaces available.
Thursday November 12, 2020 Go To Top
ent_drum_bass.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Mad Science: Good Vibrations Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Students explore physics of sound transmission and creation. Concepts like vibration, frequency (pitch), sound waves, and even the transmission of sound waves a vacuum will all be addressed. Students will feel the sound of their own name, explore sounds made by simple household objects, and build their own simple instrument.

Registration required.Once you register online you will receive the code for the ZOOM meeting.
 
This is an interactive program.  You will need 2-3 metal spoons of different sizes, 4' - 5' of string, a plastic cup and 2 - 3 elastic bands to participate.  If you do not have theses items at home, please contact the library so that we can help you.

This program is funded by the Richard & Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.

https://southernmass.madscience.org/    
        There are 24 spaces available.
Wednesday November 18, 2020 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Virtual Story Time with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Chris on Wednesday mornings for a live story time on ZOOM.  Will include songs, stories and fingerplays.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Online registration required.

        There are 11 spaces available.
Tuesday January 5, 2021 Go To Top
people_children.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytots Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

(Formerly Family Story Time) Includes stories, songs and a simple craft.  All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrenstorytime    
 
anim_dog.png 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Read to Breton Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to our library dog, Breton.  Please contact library to sign up.

Wednesday January 6, 2021 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Lessons with Jim Kegle Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Chess Lessons for children to adults.  30-minutes per session.  Please contact the library to sign up.

Thursday January 7, 2021 Go To Top
objects_rattle.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

This storytime is for the little ones in your life.  Filled with rhymes, songs and short stories for ages 0 to 3.  Join us for Baby Meetup afterwards.

 
people_babyface_light.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Meetup Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508 758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Are you a baby?  Are you an adult who takes care of a baby?  Come to Baby Meetup, where you can meet and play with other babies and adults.

Starts right after Mother Goose on the Loose in our toddler area.  Special sensory toys and snacks will be available.

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Friday January 8, 2021 Go To Top
ent_cookie_monster.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Simple stories and lots of songs and movement for all ages.

No registration necessary.

Saturday January 9, 2021 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight.png 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chess Lessons with Jim Kegle Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

Chess Lessons for children to adults.  30-minutes per session.  Please contact the library to sign up.

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